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Sunday, October 15, 2017      1 comments

We are experiencing really odd weather here in UT ... warm one day and grossly chilly the next ... so I have been battling a nasty virus/cold/stomach flu for the past 4 days!!! Nose dripping, scratchy throat, run to the bathroom, coughing, loss... Read more
Sunday, October 08, 2017      1 comments

Had a totally fabulous visit with my daughter BUT .... life at 69 is much more difficult for recovery from too many late nights, lack of sleep, etc. We stayed up until 3:30 am talking the first night, only caught about 3 hours of sleep each of ... Read more
Wednesday, September 27, 2017      5 comments

Had fallen off the wagon on tracking food, eating healthy, walking and just plain everything. Started this challenge at 217.1 and today I weighed in at 213.0 ---- I am working my 'weigh' back to walking over 5000 steps per day in hopes of getti... Read more
Monday, September 11, 2017      1 comments

Working on my goals for BLC35. Have I told you that I despise exercise? Well, in my morning studies, this takeaway stood out amongst the rest: With diligence, effort, and consistency, in His time, we are being transformed. With physical exerc... Read more
Sunday, September 10, 2017      1 comments

Just a bit about me for the BLC35 Team Challenge (Spicy Sparkologists): Born, raised, lived until freshman year in Missouri (Kansas City-Lee's Summit-Belton); moved to Colorado (Thornton-Northglenn-Denver) - graduated from South Denver High. B... Read more
Sunday, February 12, 2017      4 comments

Happy to report we can finally see our yards once again -- first time since Christmas Eve!!! However, now the state is experiencing massive flooding, mudslides, and dangerous avalanche conditions. Our good friends have massive flooding in thei... Read more
February is Here
Wednesday, February 01, 2017      5 comments

My lofty goals for 2017: Give God at least the first 5 minutes of each day (First 5 app from Proverbs 31 Ministries) ... Read more
Sad Sad Sad
Tuesday, January 17, 2017      17 comments

This dear sweet soul gave us 11+ great years of smiles ... we will miss him dearly ... Read more
A Brand New Year -- Reaching for Lofty Heights
Sunday, January 01, 2017      10 comments

As I sat last evening contemplating what I would like to accomplish in 2017, tides of thoughts came over me but constant throughout was the fact that I must learn to give God my life each and every day! So, my goals -- not resolutions -- for th... Read more
Merry Christmas from Austin TX
Sunday, December 25, 2016      5 comments

I arrived here Christmas Eve to spend the holiday and her 35th birthday with my daughter, Melissa. Feelin' a bit guilty leaving the hubs in Salt Lake City where it is snowing like crazy but .... He has sworn off flying and there was no time to ... Read more
Dreaming Big Dreams
Tuesday, December 06, 2016      3 comments

My heart is so burdened for those who are enslaved, homeless, hungry -- this is my biggest dream that I can be used to serve these people. Prompted by one of our team moderators, I have put together a list of just how I could go about accomplis... Read more
42 Days Until 2017
Saturday, November 19, 2016      6 comments

OMGosh ... this year is almost at a close ... I can hardly believe how fast it has gone. We have survived so many downfalls, but there are still 42 days to succeed this year. Ramp up and let's do this!!!!... Read more
Fall Back --- Literally!!!!
Monday, November 07, 2016      3 comments

Doc changed my meds, stress eating, and I don't know what else --- not a happy camper! Weighed in at 209.8 -=- a whopping 11.8-lb gain!!! Not good!!!!... Read more
Life's Hurdles
Wednesday, November 02, 2016      7 comments

My goal for the last 15 weeks of this year have been severely siderailed!!! The past month has been plagued with sickness, accidents, unexpected monetary expenses and death. One of my best friends was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer m... Read more

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